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19 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

County should investigate campaign stop

I was very disappointed to read in your paper that the Wexford County courthouse commissioners' room was used last Friday afternoon to hold a one-candidate political town hall meeting and press conference for congressional candidate, John Moolenaar.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Women's shelter awarded $2,000 grant

The Oasis Family Resource Center in Wexford County is putting a $2,000 grant to use at their women's shelter.

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Northern Michigan News

Boon voters will see supplemental operating millage renewal

When voters in Boon Township go to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 5, they will consider a renewal of a small millage that supplements their operating millage.

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Related Topix: Boon, MI

Northern Michigan News

Road commission building construction to start today

Prior to the building's demolition, crews were busy salvaging items such as baseboard heaters, a new boiler and other mechanical items that can be used in the new building.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac father pleads no contest in infant abuse case

A Cadillac father has agreed to a plea deal in a child abuse case in which a 7-week-old infant was initially diagnosed with multiple skull fractures.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Northern Michigan News

Prosecutor: Mesick man high in fatal crash

A prosecuting attorney says a Mesick man was high on marijuana when his minivan crashed into the car of a Cadillac mother of three, causing her death last year.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI, Marijuana, Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Wexford Habitat breaks ground on new home

Community members will be picking up their tools and volunteering their time to build a new home in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Mesick, MI

Northern Michigan News

Volunteers make difference in saving lives of cats and dogs in Cadillac

The number of animals being euthanized at the Wexford County Animal Shelter has taken a dramatic drop, and volunteers are receiving the credit for the change.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Grayling woman allegedly skewed numbers to hide embezzlement

A Grayling woman who was the caretaker of the finances of a number of Wexford County adults faces perjury and embezzlement charges involving their care.

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Northern Michigan News

Moolenaar campaigns in Cadillac with hand from Hoekstra

John Moolenaar visited Cadillac on the campaign trail and got a little help from one of his friends: former Congressman Pete Hoekstra.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, US News, Lansing, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac Tractor Supply Company store earns award

The Cadillac Tractor Supply Company store was recently recognized with the Class Champion award for meeting company goals during the 4-H/TSC Spring 2014 Paper Clover Promotion.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Wexford County DPW director moving on

The director of the Department of Public Works in Wexford County said he has tendered his resignation and will leave the DPW but not the area.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Home invasion arrest could mean life for Cadillac woman

A Cadillac woman is charged with home invasion in Selma Township, and could face up to life in prison if convicted due to her past record.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

It's not just for farmers; there's a 4-H program for every kid out there

"It seems like 4-H has been stronger in the past," Trautner said. "Hopefully, through awareness of everything 4-H offers, we will be able to bring those numbers up."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Community sports complex targeted by thief

The Wexford County Sheriff's Office is investigating a breaking and entering which occurred at the Manton Sports Complex on Wiles Street.

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Related Topix: Manton, MI

Northern Michigan News

Mesick woman sentenced in meth case

Jessica Larae Wentworth, 22, has been sentenced in 28th Circuit Court in Wexford County to 120 days in jail, with credit for 94 days, according to court records, after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI

Northern Michigan News

Mesick man pleads guilty to CSC charge

A Mesick man has pleaded guilty in a criminal sexual conduct case for allegedly having sex with a child under the age of 13 at his home in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Change in air for public transit as city makes new appointment to CWTA

Change has come to the Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority as the Cadillac City Council appointed attorney Stephen King to the CWTA board instead of re-appointing CWTA chairman Craig Taylor.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Is crime now a little more affordable?

Recently, judges William Fagerman and Charles Parsons informed the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners of some interesting news: Criminals now won't be charged as much after breaking the law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Missaukee County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Greenwood, Colfax townships to consider fire millages

Voters in Greenwood and Colfax townships, which share a joint fire department, will see identical millage renewal requests on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot in support of fire protection.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mesick, MI, Manton, MI

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